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Re: OT: most egregious programming error, ever

by vagnerr (Prior)
on Feb 21, 2006 at 23:13 UTC ( #531830=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to OT: most egregious programming error, ever

How about...
A programmer in our group who decided to use the mysql data dictionary DB (ie "mysql") to store his application data. Complete with using the mysql root user in his application, because... Well it was too hard to create a dedicated database, and user account for the job :-}



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Re^2: OT: most egregious programming error, ever
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Feb 22, 2006 at 02:33 UTC

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